Instructables: exploring - technology - usb - pc http://www.instructables.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:53:15 PDT BLOX v1.01 How To Convert A Case Fan To USB http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Convert-A-Case-Fan-To-USB/
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 07:52:02 PST
How to control "stuff" from your PC http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-control-stuff-from-your-PC/
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Fri, 20 Dec 2013 18:38:04 PST
Arduino Robotic Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Robotic-Arm/
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 12:13:28 PST
DIY Upgrade/ Supercharge your LED Keyboard/ Laptop Light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Upgrade-Supercharge-your-LED-Keyboard-Laptop-L/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/8WOC/HO7XJTQH/FX88WOCHO7XJTQH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/8WOC/HO7XJTQH/FX88WOCHO7XJTQH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX8/8WOC/HO7XJTQH/FX88WOCHO7XJTQH.SMALL.jpg bhvm Hello again! Working late night with dingy dim Laptop lights is not the best idea for your eyes. Here we shall Take a normal Ebay LED laptop Keyboard light, and Modify it for better colour (Neutral white) and Brightness. In the first Picture, you can see our final Project. I am afraid that camera w...
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 22:28:59 PST
DIY USB/Mobile charger LED light http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-USBMobile-charger-LED-light/
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Sun, 17 Nov 2013 04:02:09 PST
USB Oscilloscope with Signal generator http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Oscilloscope-with-Signal-generator/
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Tue, 29 Oct 2013 12:11:32 PDT
Upgrade and Maintain a Desktop Computer using Recycled Parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Upgrade-and-Maintain-a-Dell-Desktop-Computer/
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Fri, 28 Jun 2013 21:48:39 PDT
External PC Control Hub http://www.instructables.com/id/PC-External-Control-Hub/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/ZETB/H9SZAT8K/FLPZETBH9SZAT8K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/ZETB/H9SZAT8K/FLPZETBH9SZAT8K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/ZETB/H9SZAT8K/FLPZETBH9SZAT8K.SMALL.jpg DIYPerks This is a difficult project to define. I call it the "external control unit", and it's basically a hub for all your PC connectivity ports and optical drives etc. Finished in wood, it looks rather cool!
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Wed, 21 Nov 2012 14:34:47 PST
External USB audio card with optical S/PDIF POF interface http://www.instructables.com/id/External-USB-audio-card-with-optical-SPDIF-POF-in/
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Tue, 28 Aug 2012 11:49:44 PDT
USB console: 5v power, reminder and fan http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-console-5v-power-reminder-and-fan/
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Wed, 27 Jun 2012 09:40:12 PDT
turn a nes controller into a usb drive or usb wifi adapter! http://www.instructables.com/id/turn-a-nes-controller-into-a-usb-drive-or-usb-wifi/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/8LW8/H27LRPI8/F4O8LW8H27LRPI8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/8LW8/H27LRPI8/F4O8LW8H27LRPI8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/8LW8/H27LRPI8/F4O8LW8H27LRPI8.SMALL.jpg jussin this is a quick easy guide that ANYONE can do to mod a nintendo nes controller into a usb thumb drive / mass storage device! now since i made this video i have used the exact same steps to turn another nes controller into a wifi adapter using a really cheap linksys usb adapter for my desktop co...
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Thu, 17 May 2012 13:49:55 PDT
Arduino Drawbot http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Drawbot/
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Fri, 4 May 2012 15:20:09 PDT
Servo 360 rotation mod (Parallax) http://www.instructables.com/id/Servo-360-rotation-mod-Parallax/
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Thu, 26 Apr 2012 10:45:33 PDT
Arduino + 2 Servos + Thumbstick (joystick) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-2-Servos-Thumbstick-joystick/
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Wed, 14 Mar 2012 12:23:21 PDT
How to make a USB Fan (cara membuat Kipas angin USB) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-USB-Fan-cara-membuat-Kipas-angin-US/
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Sat, 3 Mar 2012 19:43:26 PST
PC-B-Gone V1 http://www.instructables.com/id/PC-B-Gone-V1/
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Sun, 9 Oct 2011 10:47:52 PDT
A pc within a pc! http://www.instructables.com/id/A-pc-within-a-pc/
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Mon, 25 Jul 2011 03:27:57 PDT
Boot from usb on an old pc without modding the BIOS http://www.instructables.com/id/Boot-from-usb-on-an-old-pc-without-modding-the-BIO/
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Tue, 19 Jul 2011 04:05:37 PDT
Universal USB game controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Universal-USB-game-controller/
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Wed, 22 Jun 2011 14:15:57 PDT
External USB PC cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/External-USB-PC-cooler/
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Tue, 21 Jun 2011 09:03:52 PDT
CRYO-DOMO http://www.instructables.com/id/CRYO-DOMO-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/8YNS/GLFUD8K4/F9R8YNSGLFUD8K4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/8YNS/GLFUD8K4/F9R8YNSGLFUD8K4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/8YNS/GLFUD8K4/F9R8YNSGLFUD8K4.SMALL.jpg mutantpoptart Made this out of sheer boredom, staring at an old mouse on my desk and started taking it apart - and then this was born A neat little gizmo to decorate my PC. Used two LEDs - One super bright blue and a red flasher - the usb from the mouse to power it all and sacrificed a pair of safety goggles for...
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Tue, 22 Mar 2011 01:47:22 PDT
How to set up the AKAI LPD8 usb controller in Fruity Loops http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-set-up-the-AKAI-LPD8-usb-controller-in-Frui/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/DFKI/GJQEI4Q8/F5PDFKIGJQEI4Q8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/DFKI/GJQEI4Q8/F5PDFKIGJQEI4Q8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/DFKI/GJQEI4Q8/F5PDFKIGJQEI4Q8.SMALL.jpg MNCproductions How to set up the AKAI LPD8 usb controller in Fruity Loops
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Thu, 17 Feb 2011 17:48:51 PST
Temporary Lego USB Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Temporary-Lego-USB-Case/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/2TS2/GELYWPZN/FEW2TS2GELYWPZN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/2TS2/GELYWPZN/FEW2TS2GELYWPZN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/2TS2/GELYWPZN/FEW2TS2GELYWPZN.SMALL.jpg bigfunkychiken
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Mon, 27 Sep 2010 17:34:35 PDT
Yet another usb cooler/warmer http://www.instructables.com/id/Yet-another-usb-coolerwarmer/
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Wed, 21 Jul 2010 18:04:28 PDT
expandable audiocable for less than 3 bucks! http://www.instructables.com/id/expandable-audiocable-for-less-than-3-bugs/
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Tue, 20 Jul 2010 13:30:18 PDT
How to hack a home pc administrator http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-hack-a-home-pc-administrator/
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Sat, 3 Jul 2010 20:04:54 PDT
how to make a usb fan for under $5 or free http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-usb-fan-for-under-5-or-free/
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Thu, 3 Jun 2010 23:14:08 PDT
Use your printer as a card reader. http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-your-printer-as-a-card-reader/
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Sat, 2 Jan 2010 13:09:46 PST
Turn your old Dial-Up modem into a USB Hider http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-your-old-Dial-Up-Modem-into-a-USB-Hub/
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Sat, 17 Oct 2009 11:09:56 PDT
USB LED Glow Stick Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-LED-Glow-Stick-TUtorial-30-sec-tutorial-conte/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/7E8S/FZ383AYZ/F077E8SFZ383AYZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/7E8S/FZ383AYZ/F077E8SFZ383AYZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F07/7E8S/FZ383AYZ/F077E8SFZ383AYZ.SMALL.jpg Samurai Jack I checked Instructables for some news because I haven't checked it for about 1 month now, and I saw this little contest. So I said " why not ?" . And the first thing that came in my mind was this glow stick. It's simple, and in a time lapse ( be sure to pause the video from time to time, I speak rea...
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Thu, 3 Sep 2009 11:32:34 PDT
Make computer speaker covers in less than 10 minutes!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-computer-speaker-covers-in-less-than-10-minut/
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Tue, 14 Jul 2009 10:48:38 PDT
Assemble an External Hard Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-External-Hard-Drive/
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Mon, 4 May 2009 13:13:22 PDT
Paint your USB ports http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-your-USB-ports/
Paint your USB ports - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/83PQ/FU6LWENH/F8F83PQFU6LWENH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/83PQ/FU6LWENH/F8F83PQFU6LWENH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/83PQ/FU6LWENH/F8F83PQFU6LWENH.SMALL.jpg bensmith8302 I can't see which direction I need to plug in my USB devices and ports. So I will be painting them. Step 1: tape off your ports Get some tape and tape them off. Painters tape is great, but any will work. Step 2: Paint Paint the little plastic piece inside of the USB ports. I used a Testors pa...
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Sun, 3 May 2009 12:05:23 PDT
USB Sensor Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Sensor-Bar/
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Thu, 30 Apr 2009 21:25:21 PDT
Several Easy Steps to Secure Your Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Several-Easy-Steps-to-Secure-Your-Computer/
Several Easy Steps to Secure Your Computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/0UHH/FT3K4JUR/FOU0UHHFT3K4JUR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/0UHH/FT3K4JUR/FOU0UHHFT3K4JUR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/0UHH/FT3K4JUR/FOU0UHHFT3K4JUR.SMALL.jpg lukethebook333 VERSION 2.0 will be out soon. You can see on the last step what I have in store for this instructable, please be patient as I sift through it all and get the process rolling. In this Instructable I will show you a few tips to make your computer a lot more secure. The great thing about this guide is...
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Sun, 5 Apr 2009 11:09:52 PDT
Water Proof Maglight Usb Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Proof-Maglight-Usb-Drive/
Water Proof Maglight Usb Drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/07UT/FROAAO80/FDC07UTFROAAO80.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/07UT/FROAAO80/FDC07UTFROAAO80.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/07UT/FROAAO80/FDC07UTFROAAO80.SMALL.jpg daedric Ever dropped you Flash Drive in a puddle walking to school, or dropped it in your morning coffee? You know I have! Today I will show you a fun way to water proof your pen drive. Its very simple and looks cool when finished! Be sure to look at the picture notes for important info. Materials.... Yo...
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Sun, 1 Mar 2009 19:06:23 PST
Floppy USB + Hidden Secret Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Floppy-USB-Hidden-Secret-Drive/
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Tue, 24 Feb 2009 13:35:31 PST
Several Easy Steps to Boost Your Computer's Speed http://www.instructables.com/id/Several-Easy-Steps-to-Boost-Your-Computers-Speed/
Several Easy Steps to Boost Your Computer's Speed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/A3G6/FRL5IAQ7/FH2A3G6FRL5IAQ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/A3G6/FRL5IAQ7/FH2A3G6FRL5IAQ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH2/A3G6/FRL5IAQ7/FH2A3G6FRL5IAQ7.SMALL.jpg lukethebook333 VERSION 2.0! I have run the entire guide through Microsoft Word's spell checker, and went through the whole Instructable checking for errors. It should be a lot easier to read and sift through the information. You may notice some new steps as well ;) Enjoy! In this Instructable I will show you a fe...
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Mon, 27 Oct 2008 17:07:15 PDT
How a USB Works: The inside of the cable http://www.instructables.com/id/How-a-USB-Works-The-inside-of-the-cable/
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Sat, 16 Aug 2008 12:25:43 PDT
Install apps on Iphone/Ipod touch WITHOUT wifi ! http://www.instructables.com/id/Install-apps-on-IphoneIpod-touch-WITHOUT-wifi-/
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Sat, 2 Aug 2008 03:37:57 PDT
Usb adapter for Nintendo DS http://www.instructables.com/id/Usb-adapter-for-Nintendo-DS/
Usb adapter for Nintendo DS - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/V733/FIRYJS7O/FKPV733FIRYJS7O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/V733/FIRYJS7O/FKPV733FIRYJS7O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/V733/FIRYJS7O/FKPV733FIRYJS7O.SMALL.jpg m6233555m How to create an usb power adapter for your nintendo ds out of an usb cable & your nintendo ds charger. Analyzing I noticed that my ndsl charger supplies almost 6v, so i decided to use a normal usb port to charge my ds, also because my pc can supply 5.1 volts that are perfect for charging it (and...
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Fri, 18 Jul 2008 03:31:54 PDT
Champagne USB key http://www.instructables.com/id/Champagne-USB-key/
Champagne USB key - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/76FM/FF48NVN9/F5E76FMFF48NVN9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/76FM/FF48NVN9/F5E76FMFF48NVN9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/76FM/FF48NVN9/F5E76FMFF48NVN9.SMALL.jpg =SMART= This instructable will show you how to re-use an old cork and a USB to create an awesome looking flash drive.I have entered this in the Green science fair contest because it is re-using two old objects to make a modern chic piece of hardware.2nd InstructableDONT FORGET TO VOTE!! You will need... ...
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Thu, 17 Apr 2008 16:29:19 PDT
DIY USB Cooling Fan (VIDEO) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-USB-Cooling-Fan/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/4BRS/FA0CV6WY/FIS4BRSFA0CV6WY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/4BRS/FA0CV6WY/FIS4BRSFA0CV6WY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/4BRS/FA0CV6WY/FIS4BRSFA0CV6WY.SMALL.jpg BlindSight NOTE: Video version of my famous instructable.DESCRIPTION: An easy step to step Tutorial explaining how you can build a "USB Cooling Fan" for your notebook/desktop/whatever from an old or broken cd-rom drive. Enjoy You can check this video on metacafe or my channel for other "how to" videos.
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Tue, 11 Dec 2007 17:38:02 PST
USB Cooling Fan (from a broken drive) http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Cooling-Fan-from-a-broken-drive/
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Sat, 17 Nov 2007 08:46:44 PST